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explorations, interests & opinions of a mind
Ciju writes little, codes a little.
He likes learning, building mental models and gaining perspectives. His interest and (mostly) ignorance span across programming, mind/brain, learning, education, maths, analytics etc. He avoids being categorized and being part of groups (except study groups).
He dragged his way out of Masters Thesis from IITK. Spent some time at SlideShare, messing with Rails and JavaScript. Tried and failed at doing startups. Attended four, and won at two Yahoo! Hackday India events. Was partly responsible for running a boutique software development firm, ActiveSphere for many years. Worked at Gojek for year and half. And now is on sabatical, while looking for opportunities.

Some of his writings

Understanding Time Zone
Feb 2024
Building a mental model around Time Zone
A Visual Exploration of Indian Population
Feb 2022
An example of data and perception guiding the design of a visualization, of India's 2011 population census.
Cosmic Scales
Jan 2022
On playing with few numbers, to gain a perspective on cosmos.
On Time, clock and ordering paper
Sep 2021   rev on  Mar 2022
A fundamental paper, often misunderstood.
On Compound Interest
Sep 2017   rev on  May 2021
Observations on exponential growth and its affects on investment returns.